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Target offers free shipping on all holiday items

This Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013, photo shows a Target retail chain logo on the exterior of a Target store in Watertown, Mass.

Target Corp. is offering for the first time free shipping on all items for its online holiday customers, including even $6 lipsticks, as the discounter throws itself in the ring to compete better with ...

Downtown Project shows off Oasis boutique hotel

A view of the pool at Oasis at Gold Spike in downtown Las Vegas on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. The Oasis, a boutique hotel owned and operated by the Downtown Project, officially unveiled renovations during a tour Tuesday.

The Downtown Project has entered the hotel business. The $350 million campaign to transform the once-blighted area around East Fremont Street now includes a 44-room boutique hotel ...

Pro leagues, NCAA file to stop New Jersey sports betting

The four major U.S. pro sports leagues and the NCAA have made another court filing in their efforts to stop New Jersey from allowing legalized sports betting. The order to show cause was filed ...

Linq to host Red Bull Global Rallycross auto race

The 2013 Global Rallycross finals at Festival Grounds on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, across from the Luxor.

Auto racing is coming to the Linq next month. The Strip’s fledgling open-air mall and entertainment complex will host the 2014 Red Bull Global Rallycross championship finale Nov. 4 and 5. The race will be held at the ...

McDonald’s CEO outlines changes as sales slide

This Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, photo shows a McDonald’s Big Mac at a McDonald’s in Robinson Township, Pa.

McDonald's CEO Don Thompson said Tuesday the company hasn't been keeping up with the times and that changes are in store for its U.S. restaurants. Starting in January, Thompson said McDonald's will "simplify" its menu to make room for restaurants to offer options that are best-suited for their regions. To offer greater customization, he also said the company planned to ...

Phone provider CenturyLink to plug into Switch’s data fortress

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The region’s dominant telephone provider is setting up shop at Switch’s 1.7 million-square-foot SUPERNAP data center. As part of a business agreement announced Monday, customers of CenturyLink will now have access to ...

Seller of Atomic Liquors building buys bank-owned office building

A view of Atomic Liquors, the oldest standing bar in Las Vegas, on Fremont Street, June 27, 2012.

A few months after selling the Atomic Liquors building to Downtown Project, the bar’s bosses have plunked down a few million for an office building in ...

Pro leagues file to stop New Jersey sports betting

The four major professional sports leagues and the NCAA filed papers in court Monday to stop New Jersey's plan to allow legal sports betting beginning this weekend, when gamblers could become the first in the nation outside Nevada to ...

Golfsmith swings into valley; Freakin’ Frog offers specials as hiatus nears

Golfsmith International has opened a store as part of the Downtown Summerlin project, which opened Oct. 9.

A golf-store giant is in full swing in Las Vegas, and its arrival will be highlighted by giveaways and a contest. Elsewhere, eateries centered on burgers and seafood emerged; a bar-and-beer-store fixture near UNLV plans sales and events, and ...

Preparing for an Ebola outbreak

Licensed clinician Hala Fawal practices drawing blood from a patient using a dummy Monday, Oct. 6, 2014, in Anniston, Ala. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has developed an introductory training course for licensed clinicians.

They fly into McCarran International Airport with their credit cards, their luggage and their plans to enjoy the type of fun only Las Vegas can offer. But with them arrives a risk to us — invisible, yet potentially just as dangerous as the weapons that the airport security system is designed to detect. The threat is an outbreak of contagious disease like Ebola, and Las Vegas is more vulnerable to it than ...

New development’s rise from dust of Clarion’s impending implosion could come at right time

The Clarion on Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, in Las Vegas.

The recently shuttered resort is scheduled for implosion in January, and its new owner is planning to open a mixed-use development in its space, making for an exciting time in that corridor.

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Help wanted: Good worker for fun-sounding job

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Center looks out for Southern Nevada’s visually impaired

The Blind Center of Nevada provides job training and activities for visually impaired individuals. Clockwise from left are Dennis Humes, director of operations; Shanna Sabet, director of development, marketing and public relations; Todd Imholte, director of sales; and President Cory Nelson

The nonprofit Blind Center of Nevada, operating in Las Vegas since 1955, helps its members be more independent. After the recession, it had to get creative and make itself more independent.